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Scientists are using fiber-optic distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) technology to turn existing telecommunication infrastructure that is already installed underground into a valuable resource for monitoring ground vibrations.
Jose D. Fuentes, professor of atmospheric science at Penn State, will discuss climate change in the Arctic and trace-gas cycles at 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday, March 3.
Esther Obonyo, associate professor of engineering design and architectural engineering at Penn State, will discuss ways to reduce the carbon footprint of the built environment at 4 p.m. Monday, March 1.
Air pollution levels may have exceeded air quality standards during the development of some Marcellus Shale natural gas wells in Pennsylvania, potentially impacting more than 36,000 people in one year alone during the drilling boom, according to Penn State scientists.
State College native Hope Bodenschatz is looking forward to graduating from Penn State this spring with three bachelor's degrees and one master's degree, then starting a position as a research assistant for the director of the New England Public Policy Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
Kevin Smith, CEO for the Americas at Lightsource bp, will discuss solar partnerships and the future of solar power at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22. The talk, which is free and open to the public, will be broadcast via Zoom.
Alan Taylor, professor of geography at Penn State, will discuss the climatic and human influences on fire in California forests at 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24. The talk will be broadcast via Zoom.
Penn State's Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs has named 13 distinguished professors for 2021.
The 13th annual Materials Visualization Competition (MVC13) is now accepting submissions. The deadline for submissions is March 1.
The tiniest of fossils hold a lot of information for scientists to use to recreate past climates. Katherine Freeman, Evan Pugh University Professor of Geosciences at Penn State, will discuss the molecular signatures of ancient climates at 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17.